MINNEAPOLIS, MN – March 2012
. Laura A. Pfeiffer
, a shareholder at Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., has been designated a Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA). This certification program is administered by the MSBA and approved by the State Board of Legal Certification. Certified attorneys have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill and integrity in their specific field.
The certified specialist designation is earned by leading attorneys who have completed a rigorous approval process, including an examination in the specialty area, peer review and documented experience.
Laura practices in the area of employment law
and commercial litigation, advising and representing clients on employment laws and regulations. She has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of commercial and employment-related disputes, including discrimination issues, breach of contract claims, non-competition covenants, trade secret claims, franchise claims and other business disputes. She has handled countless administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and similar state agencies throughout the country, and regularly trains employers on employment law issues.
She received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and her B.S. from Arizona State University.
About Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Winthrop & Weinstine is a dynamic corporate business and commercial litigation law firm focused on building strong client relationships through shared values and commitment to excellence. A "Top 10 Law Firm" in Minnesota, with over 90 attorneys in over 25 practice areas, the firm's clients experience responsive, service-driven attorneys who passionately champion client issues, using innovation rather than outmoded tradition and creativity rather than standard formulas. The firm enjoys steady growth by meeting the diverse needs of its clients from individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune
500 companies in an impressive array of industries throughout Minnesota, nationally and internationally.
About the Minnesota State Bar Association
With over 16,000 members, the MSBA is the state's largest and most influential voluntary organization of attorneys, providing continuing legal education and public service opportunities for lawyers, and assistance to the legal system. The MSBA has been accredited as an independent professional organization for certifying attorneys as Labor and Employment Law Specialists since 2009.